College Profile: Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service

 
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The philosophy of education and learning at the Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service is grounded in the Socratic ideal of “education simply for the sake of education.” The faculty and administration of Commonwealth endorse this philosophy and to that end, view all course work and laboratory experiences as of equal value and importance, in order to maintain an ongoing level of accomplishment as to the Institute’s mission, purpose and objectives. Primary to the philosophical foundation of the Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service is a genuine love of the funeral profession. It is the academic ideal of the Commonwealth Institute through dedicated work, devotion, and commitment to our students that this philosophy is communicated.

The Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service is a vocational, post secondary teaching institution with its primary purpose being to educate individuals interested in the subjects comprising the mortuary arts and sciences curriculum as set out by the American Board of Funeral Service Education for licensure and a career in funeral service, embalming, or both.

The mission of the Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service is to prepare students for entry level positions in the funeral service profession. The Institute accomplishes this mission through offering the Associate of Applied Science Degree and the Certificate in Funeral Directing. The Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service has fulfilled this mission since 1936 and will continue to do so in the future.
 
415 Barren Springs Dr
Houston, TX
77090-5918
281-873-0262 (general)
281-873-0262 (financial aid)
281-873-0262 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 2-year
Control Private not-for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Quarter
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Website

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
234 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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